Category: Health & Wellness

Give Yourself Some Me-Time: Quiet Spaces for Reflection & Relaxation in Retirement

by Mary on July 31st, 2017

Chances are you felt pulled in all directions when you were working. You worked to please your boss, your client, and your co-workers. At home you had to be there for your spouse and kids, and your siblings and parents vied for your attention too. Retirement was the light at the end of the tunnel–the time when you could…

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Finding the One (Again): Dating in 55+ Communities

by Mary on July 4th, 2017

When you picture a 55+ community you may think of a bunch of happy long-term couples out playing golf together in the sunshine. But that’s not always the case!…

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Self Care & Retirement

by Mary on June 5th, 2017

All your working life you’ve kept an eye on the prize: retirement. Maybe you were picturing long days painting with watercolors or growing a victory garden. Or maybe you…

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Staying Fit After 55: Don’t Be a Couch-Potato

by Mary on May 16th, 2017

The stereotypical vision of a retiree sitting in the plush recliner, vegging out in front of the television is not only unhealthy, it’s inaccurate. More and more folks at…

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Picking up a Hobby in Retirement

by Emily on April 6th, 2017

Let’s face it: we all need alone time. Picking up a retirement hobby is a perfect solution.

Sometimes the concept of going to this game night on Tuesdays or that swim…

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Pets and Retirement: The Warmth of a Cold Nose:

by Mary on March 17th, 2017

Pets bring joy and comfort into our homes and our lives at any stage of the game. Why should retirement be any different? If you don’t have a pet,…

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Safe & Sound – The Security of a 55+ Community

by Emily on March 2nd, 2017

There’s no doubt that feeling safe at home and in your neighborhood is one of the most important things for all people, no matter their age or where they…

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Retirement Has Changed

by Mary on February 23rd, 2017

Today’s retirement can look very different than it did for the generation that retired thirty years ago. With most people retiring later, living longer, and easing into semi-retirement, these…

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Stretches to Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep

by Mary on February 14th, 2017

Mull this over tonight while you’re counting sheep: 68% of Americans in a Consumer Reports survey said they have trouble falling or staying asleep at least once a week….

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The Neighborly Factor: Ditching Noise Complaints & Nosy Neighbors

by Emily on February 9th, 2017

There are a lot of pros to a 55+ community, mainly a fabulous sense of community and tons to do. But what do you do when someone…

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